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Shirley Dennis Hailed as New Women's Bureau Boss
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Shirley M. Dennis, United States Women's Bureau
Black Colleges Get EEOC Settlement of $3.6 Million
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United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Black colleges and universities (Federal aid)
Name Black to Head FBI, President Reagan Urged
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United States Federal Bureau of Investigation
Fauntroy Renews Bid to Gain Statehood for
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Walter E. Fauntroy; 1933-., Statehood (American politics), Washington (D.C.) (Politics and government)
Miss. Councilman Seeks Aid After KKK Threats
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David Jordan, Ku Klux Klan, Greenwood (Miss.) (Race relations)
Black N.Y. Police Officer Turns Down a Promotion; Says He's No 'quota Cop'.
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Samuel Brown, Black police, Blacks (Employment), New York (N.Y.) (Police)
Racism Charge by Brown Prompts Calif. Gov. to Probe New History Text
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Willie Lewis Brown (Jr.), California Legislature, Blacks in literature, United States (History, Textbooks)
Belafonte Succeeds Kaye as UNICEF Ambassador
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Harry Belafonte (American singer and actor.), Danny Kaye (American comedian, actor and singer.), UNICEF
Willie Jones Becomes Second Black Sheriff in Georgia
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Willie James Jones, Black sheriffs, Brooks County (Ga.) (Sheriff)
Black Solons Camp Out in D.C. Streets for Needy
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Homeless (Political activities), Blacks (Political activities), Washington (D.C.) (Homeless)

Collins: United Airlines Must Hire More Blacks
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Cardiss Collins (American congresswoman.); 1931-, United Airlines, Inc, Blacks (Employment), Black air pilots, Affirmative action in employment
Richard Pryor's Fifth Marriage on the Rocks; Divorce Petition Filed
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Richard Pryor (American comedian.); 1940-2005
Ethnic Jokes May Cost N.J. Workers Their Jobs
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Ethnic jokes, Long Branch (N.J.) (Race relations, Employees)
Richard Dixon Second Black Mayor in Dayton, Ohio
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Richard Clay Dixon, Dayton (Ohio) (Politics and government)
Apartheid Fighters Zero in on Presidential Race
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TransAfrica Forum (Organization), Apartheid, Presidential candidates (1988), United States (Foreign relations, South Africa), South Africa (Foreign relations, United States)
Black Businessman Charges Conspiracy Behind Losses
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John N. Grayson, Univox California, Inc, Black business enterprises (Federal aid), Government contracts
Researcher Says Pay Hike Boosts Sex Drive in Men
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Executives (Sexual behavior)
Frank Sinatra to Receive NAACP Achievement Honor
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Frank Sinatra; 1915-1998, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
D.C. Festival in April to Salute Duke Ellington
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Duke Ellington (American band leader and composer.); 1899-1974, Music festivals (Washington (D.C.))
Jury Selection Under Way in Eddie Murphy Dispute
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Eddie Murphy (American comedian and actor.), King Broder (theatrical agent.), Theatrical agents (Suits and claims)
Girl, 12, Rescued from Freezing Philly Sand Pit
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Staci Bonelli, Rescue work
Women Should Blame Men for Breakup of Marriage
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Divorced women
Whites Adopting Black Kids Works Out Well, Study Says
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Interracial adoption
Former Heisman Winner Rodgers Gets 6 Months
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Johnny Rodgers; 1951-., San Diego (Calif.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
Blacks Find Jobs Scarce for Writers in Hollywood
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Black authors, Screenwriters
Unemployment Pay May be Denied Jobless New Moms
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Maternity leave (Laws and regulations), Insurance, Unemployment, Sex discrimination in insurance
Pennsylvania Gets First Black State Police Major
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Ronald M. Sharpe (American state police official.), Black police chiefs, Police (Pennsylvania)
Benjamin E. Mays Program at I.U.P. Seeks Scholars
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Benjamin E. Mays Academy of Scholars
S.C. Panel Tells Citadel to Stop Playing 'Dixie!'.
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Citadel (Military academy), Black cadets
Racial Jokes Bring End of Campus Radio Station
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University of Michigan, College radio stations, Blacks and radio, Colleges and universities (Race relations)
Negro League Star Gets Hall of Fame Surprise
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Ray Dandridge; 1913-1994, National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Ex-football Star Quits Browns' Front Office Job
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Paul Warfield (American football player.); 1942-
Spinks Still Feels Like Champion Despite Ruling
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Michael Spinks (American boxer.)
Drug Tests May Explain why Vida Blue Retired
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Vida Blue, Drug abuse (Testing), Baseball players (Drug use)
Ex-champ Pryor Shot, Held in Miami for Rape
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Aaron Pryor, Rape, Miami (Fla.) (Crime)
Tyson Wins 2nd Crown, Works Harder at Party
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James Smith, Mike Tyson; 1966-., Boxing
Stevie Wonder, Nile Rodgers Produce Disc from 2 Coasts
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Stevie Wonder (American singer and songwriter.), Nile Rodgers (American guitarist and record producer.); 1952-, Phonograph records (Recording)
Sidney Poitier, 60, Begins His 42nd Film
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Sidney Poitier (American actor and film director.)
Lisa Bonet Debuts in 'Angel Heart' Film of Sex and Violence
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Lisa Bonet
Angel Heart
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Alan Parker; 1944- (Reviews), Angel heart (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Bill Cosby: 'I Did Not Read the Script . . . Lisa Made the Decision'.
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Lisa Bonet, Bill Cosby; 1937-.

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